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Livingstone, D. W. – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
'Employers know that they can hire worldwide now … so, there is limitless supply of people … who can do the job … . they're all qualified, most of them are actually over-qualified … . I'm a wage slave basically, I don't think we have very much social status … . we are replaceable workers … I mean, the employer holds all the cards really. We are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Underemployment, Employment Patterns
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Horák, Tania; Gandini, Elena – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper reports on the proposed transfer of a paper-based English proficiency exam to an online platform. We discuss both the potential predetermined advantages, which were the impetus for the project, and also some emergent benefits, which prompted an in-depth analysis and reconceptualisation of the exam's role, which in turn we hope will…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Feedback (Response), Computer Assisted Testing
Kutschera, P. C.; Tesoro, Elena C.; Legamia, Benigno P., Jr.; Talamera-Sandico, Mary Grace – Online Submission, 2019
Rural social work education and practice in North America underwent a revival in recent decades and remains a valid praxis and pedagogic model for the 21st Century. The paper posits through rigorous literature review and analysis there are numerous elements central to North American (U.S. and Canadian) and Commonwealth of Nations (U.K., Australia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Praxis, Rural Areas
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Coetzee, Daniella – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
In response to global and local needs, the South African government increasingly enables distance education through legislation and policy, and many traditional public higher education institutions have turned to dual-mode delivery of their programmes. This decision is often based on a desire for new market growth and firmly embedded in…
Descriptors: Governance, Distance Education, Administrative Organization, Educational Policy
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Wolhuter, Charl; Nel, Mirna; Želvys, Rimantas; Alisauskiene, Stefanja – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
Taking the example of post-1989 teacher education reform in Lithuania, and comparing that with teacher education reform in South Africa, a country that also underwent a total societal reconstruction at the same time as Lithuania, this paper defends the thesis that the configuration of education at grass roots level, is the outcome of a dialectical…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, Comparative Education, Social Change
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Hilton, Gillian L. S. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
This paper discusses the rise and possible fall of the Free Schools movement in England. The arguments here are taken from a collection of government reports, education charitable trust's papers, press reports and articles written by champions of the Free School movement. It does appear from examining the presented evidence, that the initial idea…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Free Schools, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy
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Rónay, Zoltán – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
In the latest BCES Conference Book ("Education in Modern Society," BCES Conference Books, 2018) a study was published which presented Hungarian legislation on the field of education. It is clear that the legal framework serves the interests of the government. The Fundamental Law of Hungary does not guarantee the fundamental right to…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Educational Legislation, Civil Rights, Higher Education
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Vasquez-Martinez, Claudio-Rafael; Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Felipe; Flores, Francisco; Cardona-T., Jose-Gerardo; Mendez, María-Eugenia; Valdez-Jiménez, Liliana; Espino, Piero; Olaguez, Eugenia; Rendon, Hector; Chavoya, Jorge; Zúñiga, Luz-María; Fonseca-Ramirez, Oscar-Hernan; Alvarez, Maria-Ines; Torres-Mata, Joaquin; Betancourt-Nuñez, Erik-Moises; Rodriguez-Ramirez, Sergio-Esteban; Alvarez-Gomez, Miguel; Cabral-Araiza, Jesus; Anguiano, Carlos – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
The intention of the present paper is to show that people have a series of educational needs in the era of information, so that they can become competent digital citizens. These educational needs are evident in the policies promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, which were well known to Latin American…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Needs, Educational Change, Latin Americans
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Dang, Que Anh – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
This paper examines the sources of authority behind the Bologna and ASEM secretariats' technocratic appearance and administrative routines, and argues that they are transnational policy actors in their own right. By drawing on principal-agent theory and the concept of "authority," it offers an alternative framework for understanding the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Moral Values, Expertise, Comparative Analysis
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McCulloch, Gary – British Educational Research Journal, 2018
The British Educational Research Association (BERA) was established 44 years ago, in 1974, at the height of the postwar expansion of education, and at the onset of a long period of controversy and reform of education that has continued ever since. The presidential address for 2017 looks back to reflect on the birth and early years of BERA, on its…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Vurdien, Ruby; Puranen, Pasi – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This reflective practice will examine and report on students' experiences of three different bilingual (English-Spanish) task-based telecollaborative projects. The observations indicate that throughout these different projects the students were able to develop their intercultural awareness and their critical thinking skills via different online…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Cultural Awareness, Bilingualism
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Grimshaw, Jennica; Bione, Tiago; Cardoso, Walcir – Research-publishing.net, 2018
The current study compared five free Text-To-Speech (TTS) systems, selected based on characteristics such as availability and capabilities. Tasks were completed by 37 English learners to evaluate these systems in terms of their comprehensibility, naturalness, and intelligibility. Our findings indicate that IBM Watson and Google Translate are the…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Educational Technology, Audio Equipment, Comprehension
Dreas-Shaikha, Maryann J. – Online Submission, 2018
There is a serious need to reconsider the adult-led, grade-centered parent teacher meetings which are standard school practice. Schools and students would benefit from elevating PTMs with student voice and formative assessment that celebrates students' efforts and motivates them to continue learning. Under a reinvented framework for meetings,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Student Empowerment, Meetings
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Scarabottolo, Nello – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
This paper compares the students enrolled to a three-year undergraduate, bachelor degree on Security of Computer Systems and Networks -- offered in traditional, classroom fashion as well as online at the University of Milan (Italy) -- in terms of results in exams of the various courses as well as in the final dissertation for obtaining the degree.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Undergraduate Students
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Kenzhegaliyeva, Makhabbat – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
This paper deals with borrowing the German dual vocational training model in Kazakhstan. The aim of the paper is to identify the key issues and challenges of the transfer process. The analysis is based on the model proposed by Phillips and Ochs (2003, 2004) which outlines four stages of policy borrowing: (1) impulses, (2) decision, (3)…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technology Transfer, Barriers, Models
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